Sleeping in Airports

Lafayette Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Lafayette Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us about their time at Lafayette Regional Airport.

What to Expect

Lafayette Regional Airport consists of a small, dated terminal with a restaurant and gift shop. WiFi is available to help pass the time. There are no private lounges at this airport.

Where to Sleep

As of November 2018, we have not received any sleep-related reviews from travellers. Please write a review to help future travellers! For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport that provide free airport shuttles. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use lounges at the airport.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Lafayette Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Hampton Inn & Suites Lafayette – (5 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available daily from 5:00AM to 10:00PM. » Check Rates
  • Wingate by Wyndham Lafayette Airport – (5 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates
  • Eve Hotel – (5 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Lafayette Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available on the first and second floor public areas, including the lounge and waiting areas. The signal is also accessible in the secure zone beyond the screening checkpoint.

More Airport Services, Facilities & Things To Do

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: in the Baggage Claim area.

Business Center – Offering free computer usage, free local calls and faxing, comfortable working area, power outlets and copy machine. 110V mobile charging table also available. Location: 2nd floor.

Food & Drinks – Breakfast, lunch, dinner, beer and gift shop items are available at the Acadiana Tap House, with locations both landside and airside. Airside location is open from 4:00AM until last flight departure. Landside location opens later at 7:00AM.

Information Desk – Not available.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – A 110V mobile charging station can be found airside.

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

The airport’s web site states “the airport is open 24 hours, but “the terminal is open 4:30AM – 11:00PM or for 30 minutes after the last plane lands”. According to an email we received from the airport, it is not possible to stay in the airport overnight.

Keep in mind that TSA, airline check-in and baggage drop hours vary according the flight schedule. Check these hours with your airline. If you are in the public area of the terminal (landside) you will not be able to get through to the secure area of the terminal (airside) until the morning.

Airlines

As of February 2018, Lafayette airport is served by the following airlines: American Airlines • Delta • United Airlines.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

The following car rental companies have on-site car rental counters at Lafayette Airport: Alamo • Avis • Budget • Enterprise • Hertz • National.

Hotel Shuttles

Several area hotels provide airport transportation service as a courtesy to their guests. Here are a few hotels offering airport shuttle service: Comfort Suites   •   Discovery Inn & Suites   •   DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Lafayette   •   Fairfield Inn & Suites Lafayette South   •   Hampton Inn & Suites Lafayette   •   Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lafayette-South   •   Homewood Suites by Hilton Lafayette   •   Ramada Lafayette Conference Center   •   Staybridge Suites Lafayette-Airport   •   Wingate by Wyndham Lafayette Airport   •   Wyndham Garden Lafayette.

Taxi

Metered taxis are readily available at the airport 24 hours a day.

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide, write a review or send an email to [email protected] and we will update this guide.